A man allegedly stabbed three stray dogs to death and killed a puppy outside the Green Park metro station in south Delhi.
A police van received a call on March 15 about three dogs lying in a pool of blood near the exit of the metro station. The team also found the body of a puppy at the spot, police said.
The CCTV footage shows the accused, who was in a jacket and shorts, suddenly attacking the dogs and killing all of them in around 18 minutes. He stabbed to death the three dogs, then thrashed the puppy and left the area, police said.
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A First Information Report or FIR has been registered at Hauz Khas police station against the accused under sections 428 and 429 of the Indian Penal Code and provisions of Prevention of Cruelty Against Animals Act. The accused has not been identified yet, a senior official said.
Residents have also informed the police about similar cases in the area.
Police is analysing the CCTV grab and checking if the same accused is involved in all such cases, he said, adding a team has been formed to nab the accused.
Meanwhile, an NGO on Sunday announced a reward of Rs. 1 lakh through for anyone who helps in identifying the accused, police added.